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Quinnipiac 56, Mount St. Mary's, Md. 61

Jan 31, 2010 - 2:24 AM EMMITSBURG, Md. (AP) -- Shawn Atupem scored 16 points as Mount St. Mary's (Md.) defeated Quinnipiac 61-56 on Saturday night.

Jean Cajou added 11 points for the Mountaineers (7-14, 4-6 Northeast Conference), who have won two straight for the first time since November.

After a 2-2 tie in the opening moments, the Mountaineers took the lead for the rest of the game. A 7-2 run in the second half gave them their largest lead of the game at 48-37 with 7:55 remaining.

Justin Rutty finished with 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Bobcats (14-7, 8-2), who saw an eight-game win streak snapped. Deontay Twyman added 13 points.

The Mountaineers shot only 52 percent from the foul line (13-for-25) and was outrebounded 43-33. But they shot 44.9 percent from the field (22-for-49), compared to 32.8 percent for Quinnipiac (19-for-58).






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    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    QUINNIPIAC 24 32 56
    MOUNT ST. MARY'S 26 35 61 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: QUINNIPIAC - JUSTIN RUTTY 18, DEONTAY TWYMAN 13,
    JEREMY BAKER 8
    MOUNT ST. MARY'S - SHAWN ATUPEM 16, JEAN CAJOU 11, TWO
    PLAYERS WITH 9

    HIGH REBOUND: QUINNIPIAC - JUSTIN RUTTY 15, JEREMY BAKER 7, JAMES
    FELDEINE 6
    MOUNT ST. MARY'

    Jan 30 9:01 PM


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    QUINNIPIAC 24
    MT ST MARYS 26 HALFTIME

    Jan 30 7:44 PM